Ibrahim Bilal, Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa State, has introduced the decision of the occasion to undertake Jibirilla Bindow, Governor of the state, as candidate for the state’s governorship election in 2019.
Accordingly, Bilal mocked all others aspiring to problem the Governor’s seat, describing them as mere jesters.
The Chairman blatantly dropped the bombshell Saturday afternoon on the occasion’s secretariat barely 5 days after he assured Buhari’s In-law, Mahmood Halilu Ahmed, higher often known as Modi, of a stage enjoying subject.
Modi was on the APC state secretariat on Monday to formally declare his governorship aspiration, and was assured by Bilal that the occasion was positively disposed to picking its candidate by a reputable major course of.
Nuhu Ribadu, former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimess Commission (EFCC) is also identified to have an interest.
Bilal, this time, performed host to Governor Bindow, who was accompanied by a big crowd, including just about all elected public officers within the state, to formally declare intention to vie for a second term.
Bindow’s formal declaration coincided with mourning in a bit of the state, the place a pastor and his members of the family had been amongst 24 who died after their boat capsized whereas fleeing from herdsmen on rampage in 4 communities in Numan Local Government Area of the state.
Bilal vehemently opposed all these in search of Bindow’s workplace, saying: “The State Working Committee and all different organs of the occasion all the way down to ward stage have bonded and pledged unalloyed loyalty to Governor Bindow”.
He added that the state EXCO has adopted a brand new slogan that reads: “APC! Bindow!”
He described different aspirants as “opponents of the current party officials in the state,” saying politics is all about “who supported your own aspiration in the past”.
“Let me state with out mincing phrases that Adamawa APC EXCO, from state to ward stage, belong to Bindow. And in any case, we’re prepared, even when it will likely be by direct major, we’re not perturbed; we’re nicely capable of return Bindow.
“Governor Bindow stood by us and ensured our emergence during the last congresses, therefore this, to us, is payback time; we’ll return Bindow come what may.”
On his half, Bindow mentioned he was assured of successful the APC ticket, citing the calibre of political heavyweights in his assist group.
“The challenge and fight against me were borne out of envy,” he added.